Rating: 3.5 stars
3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Recipe by Cooking Light January 1995

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Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook beef, onion, and garlic in a large saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until browned, stirring frequently to crumble the beef. Drain the beef mixture in a colander.

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  • Return beef mixture to pan. Add chili powder, cumin, sugar, oregano, tomato sauce, pinto beans, and chiles; cover and cook over medium-low heat for 10 minutes. Pour mixture into a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray; set aside.

  • Combine the milk and egg in a bowl, and stir well. Add the cornmeal mix, and stir well. Pour the cornmeal mixture over the beef mixture. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until the corn-bread topping is lightly browned.

  • Make-Ahead Tips: You can assemble the casserole ahead of time, omitting the corn-bread topping, cover and chill in the refrigerator or freeze (thaw frozen casserole overnight in the refrigerator).

Nutrition Facts

448 calories; calories from fat 18%; fat 9g; saturated fat 2.9g; mono fat 3.5g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 29.7g; carbohydrates 64.8g; fiber 4.4g; cholesterol 108mg; iron 6.7mg; sodium 948mg; calcium 274mg.
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